Environmental Stewardship of Public Lands? The Decline of Westslope Cutthroat Trout along the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta
(2020) 42 Public Land & Resources Law Review 39 - 79
41 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2020
Date Written: August 13, 2020
The Alberta population of westslope cutthroat trout is in severe decline, despite the fact the species is listed as a threatened species under provincial and federal endangered species legislation in Canada. This paper is a case study which describes the recovery framework for the westslope cutthroat trout and gives a critical assessment of its development and ineffectiveness.
Keywords: endangered species, critical habitat, public lands
JEL Classification: K32
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